Vol. 14:2 is now available!

We are pleased to announce that a new issue of the Journal of Middle East Women's Studies is now available online! Volume 14:2 includes three original articles on the theme "Decolonizing Sex and Sexuality," prefaced by Jarrod Hayes. It features beautiful cover art by...

Call for Applications: JMEWS Book Review Editor(s)

JMEWS is the interdisciplinary scholarly journal of the Association of Middle East Women’s Studies and publishes three issues per annual volume. The forthcoming JMEWS editors, Sherine Hafez (University of California, Riverside), Soha Bayoumi (Harvard University) and...

Check out the JMEWS Blog Series!

JMEWS was recently featured in a month-long blog series. Blog post topics included a featured section of the journal honoring co-editor miriam cooke's work, a call for papers on popular culture, a sample syllabus featuring articles from the journal on colonialism,...

Vol. 14:1 is now available!

We are pleased to announce that a new issue of the Journal of Middle East Women's Studies is now available online! Volume 14:1 features three original articles, including the winner of the 2017 JMEWS Graduate Student Paper Prize, "Cruising Baghdad: Desire between Men...

EARLY RELEASE — Wonder Woman: Goddess of Fictional and Actual Wars

We are pleased to make available a preview of our Third Space essay on the 2017 film, Wonder Woman [1] . This essay will be published in Volume 14:2 of JMEWS, a themed issue on decolonizing sex and sexuality. It has not yet undergone copy editing by Duke University...

Congratulations to 2017 AMEWS Book Award winner, Hanan Hammad!

Hanan Hammad, Industrial Sexualities: Gender, Urbanization, and Social Transformation in Egypt (University of Texas Press 2016) The first prize winner of AMEWS’s 2017 book award is Industrial Sexualities by Hanan Hammad. In ways not yet tackled in the filed, the book...

JMEWS Vol. 3:3 is now available!

We are pleased to announce that a new issue of the Journal of Middle East Women's Studies is now available online! Volume 13:3 includes four original articles on the theme "Borders and Margins," prefaced by Sara Smith. It features beautiful cover artwork by Rania...

Call for Papers: Popular Culture

The Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies invites gender and sexuality scholars working in any discipline or interdisciplinary area in the interpretive social sciences and humanities to submit area-focused manuscripts of no more than 10,000 words on any topic related...